Songs In Praise Of Krishna

For Soprano and Piano, Text From The Bengali

George Rochberg

Text by Anonymous
Piano Reduction/Vocal Score
Item Number: 411-41075
Number of Pages: 64
Duration: 0:35:00
Publisher: Theodore Presser Company
Print Status: In Print


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The setting for soprano voice, by one of America's most respected composers, of poems that celebrate the love of the beautiful mortal Radha for the god Krishna. (English trans. of the original Bengali texts by Edward C. Dimock, Jr. and Denise Levertov.) " Nowhere in poetry," writes the composer, "have I found a more beautiful union of purity and sensuality or a more immediate projection of the ecstasy and joys, anguish and pain of human love..." For colleges, conservatories, studios, amateur& professional performers. Difficult.

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1. Hymn to Krishna (I)
1. Hymn to Krishna (II)
3. Her slender body
4. As the mirror to my hand
5. O Madhava, how shall I tell you of my terror?
6. Lord of my heart
7. I brought honey
8. My mind is not on housework
9. I place beauty spots
10. Shining one
11. My moon-faced one
12. Beloved, what more shall I say to you?
13. Let the earth of my body
14. O my friend, my sorrow is unending